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Precision Medicine and Dravet Syndrome

Precision medicine, which typically looks at genetics, environment, and lifestyle to help find the best treatment for patients, is becoming a reality. This means that having a ...

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Topics: Diagnosing Epilepsy

What is A Temporal Lobe Resection?

A temporal lobe resection is a surgery performed on the temporal lobe of the brain to resect, or cut away, the seizure focus to control epilepsy.  A temporal lobe resection is an ...

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Topics: Drug-Resistant Epilepsy

Early Detection and Classification of Dementia and The Role of EEG as a Biomarker

Dementia can cause a decline in a person’s cognitive abilities. It’s estimated that around the world, there are at least 50 million people who have dementia. This is a serious ...

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Topics: In-Home Video EEG

Scalp EEG Findings Could Improve Prediction of Epilepsy Surgery Outcomes

A study published in August of 2020 in Epilepsia: Official Journal of the International League Against Epilepsy delves into the role of scale electroencephalography (EEG) to help ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Studies

The Effects of Antiepileptic Drugs on Balance

In a study published in Seizure, researchers looked at the balance dysfunction sometimes suffered by people who are taking anti-seizure medications. The goal of the 2011 study was ...

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Topics: Anti-Epileptic Drugs (AEDs)

Could Age-Related Neurodegenerative Diseases Be Discovered Due to Weak Brain Waves?

As people age, they are often at a greater risk of developing neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer's disease. These diseases affect the patient, as well as their ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Studies

Brain Waves May Predict and Potentially Prevent Epilepsy

Late last year, Israeli scientists at Ben Gurion University released a report explaining how they had discovered "biomarkers" that may make it possible to predict and ...

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Topics: Epilepsy Studies

COVID-19 and EEG Findings

COVID-19 remains a problem around the world, and many health facilities are seeing new surges of infections. In addition to the respiratory issues associated with COVID, many ...

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Topics: Seizure Safety/Resources

What to Do and Watch For When Someone Has a Seizure

When someone has a seizure, they need your help to be kept safe. They also need a set of eyes to watch and take note of what happened. Do you know what to do when someone has a ...

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Topics: Seizure Safety/Resources

Predicting Dementia in Older Adults Using Sleep Tests

Dementia is a problem that affects many people as they get older. It’s estimated that there are at least 50 million people around the world. Unfortunately, there is no cure and it ...

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Topics: In-Home Video EEG